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|Expo visitors have suggestion for new fencing |
Moultrie Observer - Oct 20, 2011
MOULTRIE — In the first year displaying an industrial fence at Sunbelt Expo, Baird Lobree said his thick metal barrier has drawn attention -- from people who think it would make an ideal border fence...
Decking Industry News
|Trex Company Announces New Trex Enhance(TM) Decking |
PR Newswire (press release) - Oct 24, 2011
WINCHESTER, Va., Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, announced the launch of new Trex Enhance(TM).....
Fence Contractors in the News
|This good neighbor makes good fences |
Los Angeles Times - Oct 20, 2011
Late in life, Earl Prince Sr. discovered his zeal for welding. The Crenshaw district resident, 88, has been crafting wrought-iron window bars, security doors, fences and gates for almost three decades ....
DIY - Consumers
|Fencing with style |
The Daily Journal - Oct 21, 2011
Good fences may make good neighbors, but who is to say what makes a good fence? When Margaret Mattioli decided to install a pool for her grandchildren, she knew she needed a fence.....
Local Government Issues
|Boyle column: Fences make good lawsuits in Biltmore Forest |
Asheville Citizen-Times - Oct 22, 2011
Fences might make good neighbors, but in Biltmore Forest they make for great lawsuits. Word must’ve gotten around that I really enjoy a tale of bureacratic silliness, because Rex Ballard called me last week to share his story....
|Owner being asked to install fence near building |
Metrowny.com - Oct 19, 2011
The village’s building department planned to ask the owner of a building at 12 Main St. to install a fence on the property near the parking lot in case a wooden wall falls. ....
|First gates, now fencing at Bid-A-Wee |
The News Heral - Oct 23, 2011
PANAMA CITY BEACH — First, locked and controversial gates were installed at Bid-A-Wee Beach access points, just in time to keep out the summer crowd...
|Blackpool FC removes ‘Colditz’ fence |
Blackpool Gazette - Oct 22, 2011
RESIDENTS are celebrating victory after an eyesore fence which some said had turned their homes into a prison camp was finally pulled down....
|Patchogue Lake Fence To Come Down |
Patchogue Village Patch - Oct 21, 2011
For the first time in over 50 years, the fence surrounding Patchogue Lake along the Waverly Avenue spur will be removed ...
|Picket fence to improve garden |
Truman Index - Oct 19, 2011
The Communiversity Garden club is selling sections of a picket fence to be painted by organizations around campus. The proceeds from this ongoing project will be used to pay for club expenses....
Fences and Animals
Fences in Sports
|Wheldon crash could prompt closer look at catch fences |
Fox 59 - Oct 18, 2011
A Purdue motorsports safety specialist said he believes two safety changes to IndyCar races might prevent another deadly crash like Dan Wheldon's from happening again. One of those changes is already in the works. Danny White said he would like to be a part of the other....
USA Mexico Border Fence
|How to Build a Deadly Electric Border Fence |
Mother Jones - Oct 21, 2011
First off, you'd have to build lots of fences. Dale Stoutenburg, mechanical technician with Gallagher Security—a multi-national fence manufacturer that provides electrified barriers for ports...
|Project announced to replace outdated fencing in Douglas |
Douglas Daily Dispatch - Oct 21, 2011
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have announced that construction to replace an estimated six miles of outdated primary pedestrian fence along the U.S-Mexico border adjacent to the City of Douglas ...
|Border fence? Too costly, unworkable |
Amarillo.com - Oct 19, 2011
The gaggle of Republicans seeking their party’s presidential nomination include some who are proposing unreasonable solutions to a complicated problem....
Fencing and Railroads
|Railroad Fence Going Up In Highwood |
GazeboNew - Oct 19, 2011
Work crews have started installing some 1,500 feet of fencing along the railroad tracks north of the Metra station to Washington Avenue in Highwood. The fence will require people to cross the tracks only at established pedestrian crosswalks...
|Residents furious over fence |
CTV.ca - Oct 18, 2011
An area popular with dog walkers and rafters will soon be closed to the public due to safety concerns. The land at the end of Bearspaw Dam Road N.W. is owned by Canadian Pacific and TransAlta and is a popular area for local residents.....
|Repair Work on LIRR Fence to Begin Shortly |
New Hyde Park Patch - Oct 19, 2011
The Long Island Rail Road fence repair will be starting soon, noted Department of Public Works Superintendent Tom Gannon at Tuesday's Village board meeting....
|Magal: Sinai border fence won't work |
Amarillo.com - Oct 24, 2011
"The defense establishment has decided to go for innovation, and I fear that it will pay a price," warns perimeter security solutions developer Magal Security Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: MAGS; TASE: MAGS) president CEO Eitan Livneh, after the Ministry of Defense rejected the company's plan for the Sinai border fence.....
|Radio host handcuffed after hoax |
Canoe.ca - Oct 19, 2011
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — It was meant as a playful radio prank. But local morning show hosts Jason Barr and Chris Biggs found out Wednesday morning not everyone shares their sense of humour — including the Niagara Regional Police Service...
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